July 21, 2020

Core77 Design Awards: Congratulations to the CLIMB team!

A huge congrats to Aki Ishida and Lynnette Widder, two of desigNYC’s collaborators on the CLIMB project last year. They were awarded a Professional Runner-Up in the Strategy & Research category for the Core77 Design Awards 2014 program. The Project Making… read more >

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February 09, 2021

desigNYC Announces 2014 Projects!

Seven Extraordinary Nonprofits paired with Pro Bono Design Professionals working to Improve the Lives of New Yorkers

New York, NY—February 12, 2014— For the fifth consecutive year, desigNYC (www.designyc.org), announces a new group of project collaborations between nonprofits and… read more >

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October 25, 2020

Our 2014 call for entries is open!

desigNYC believes that design plays a crucial role in developing societal resiliency – by building stronger community networks, stronger nonprofits, and better ways to connect and bounce back in the wake of disasters and disruptions. We’re now… read more >

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October 09, 2020

desigNYC Exhibition opening is SOLD OUT!

Our annual exhibition party next week is sold out! If you missed out on tickets, or couldn’t make it but still want to donate, please visit the page for our Annual Fund and help get that number to creep… read more >

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June 21, 2020

LES credit union opens in alphabet city

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desigNYC Completes the Renovation of the Lobby and Work Spaces at the
Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union
Collaborative Project Designed by Bernheimer Architecture and d/b/A design-build


desigNYC, (www.designyc.org), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the… read more >

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June 12, 2020

Join us to the IMPACT NY benefit party!

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IMPACT NY’s COMPETITION RESULTS WILL BE REVEALED ON JUNE 26, 2020

Conceived as a new collaboration between IIDA NY and desigNYC to enhance the value of pro bono design in our city, IMPACT NY new competition is a unique… read more >

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May 29, 2020

Hike the Heights and think! SAT JUNE 1st

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Come join desigNYC’s CLIMB (City Life is Moving Bodies) for its annual walk in Upper Manhattan’s parks this SAT JUNE 1, 10-1PM. CLIMB, a community organization led by Columbia Mailman School of Public Health’s professor Mindy Love was paired… read more >

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May 17, 2020

WE are BOLD

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Welovebold features executive director Laetitia Wolff in their latest SIR section, Social Innovation Rockstars.
Sharing the good news with all of you desigNYC rockstars!

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May 17, 2020

We are BOLD

Welovebold features El Puente project, a mobile cart for medicinal plants and alternative medicine serving the Latino South Williamsburg neighborhood. The team will present on Saturday May 18 at Wanted Design. Congrats!

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May 09, 2020

desigNYC presents Design Empathy, May 18

Please join us at Wanted Design, during design week and NYCXDESIGN, Saturday May 18, 2013, 4:30-7PM
We are hosted by Wanted Design, Terminal Warehouse, 11th Ave & 27th Street, The Tunnel, Grimshaw Conference Room
4:30-6pm Talks; 6-7pm Cocktails… read more >

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May 01, 2020

NYCXDESIGN

desigNYC is proud to be part of the New York City Council’s design week initiative, launching next weekend. Ed Schlossberg and Michelle Mullineaux of ESI Design have been sitting on the steering and branding committee, Laetitia Wolff on the community… read more >

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April 29, 2020

desigNYC part of “EmpathiCITY, Making our City Together”

The EmpathiCITY project included a selection of desigNYC’s “Recharging Communities” fall exhibition case studies. Last March 2013 Saint-Etienne Cité du design, under the auspices of the City of Saint-Etienne and Saint-Etienne Métropole, announces the opening of “EmpathiCITY, Making our City Together,” co-curated… read more >

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April 29, 2020

desigNYC & IIDA NY present the IMPACT NY

IIDA and desigNYC Present IMPACT NY 2013
A New Design Competition Calls for Concepts for a Treatment Center in West Harlem

New York, May 1, 2020 – The International Interior Design Association New York Chapter (www.iidany.org), and… read more >

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April 03, 2020

Communications Summer Internship open

COMMUNICATIONS SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2013

desigNYC is looking for a dynamic, self-starter, design-savvy, visual and well-spoken, to help create and implement an outreach and messaging strategy across multiple platforms to engage multiple audiences–the desigNYC community, New Yorkers, the media… read more >

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March 27, 2020

Anderson Residence Community Rooms now completed

NEWS RELEASE
New Destiny Housing Opens The Anderson for Low-Income Families and Domestic Violence Survivors
After four years of hard work, the doors at New Destiny Housing’s newly constructed project at The Anderson are open. Built and designed with the… read more >

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March 27, 2020

Aegis Children’s Rooms Now Open for Play

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Impactful Design Transforms Children’s Room
for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Enterprise… read more >

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January 23, 2021

Announcing desigNYC 2013 new teams!

desigNYC Announces 2013 “Healthy Communities” Projects

Pairing Eight Extraordinary Nonprofits with Pro Bono Design Professionals to Improve the Lives of New Yorkers

And Launches desigNYClab, a New Service for the Nonprofit Community

New York, NY—January 22, 2013 – desigNYC (www.designyc.org),… read more >

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November 14, 2020

Announcing desigNYC 2013 Jury+Advisors

Our fantastic 2013 jury, chaired by Lisa Green of Selldorf Architects, includes a roster of talented and passionate designers, architects and nonprofit and civic leaders.

As of January, we are pleased to update this list with a few more amazing… read more >

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October 10, 2020

2013 desigNYC Call for Projects+Services is open now, themed Healthy Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY, October 3, 2011—Today desigNYC announced its 2012 Call for Nonprofit Projects and Pro Bono Designers. Launched in 2009, desigNYC is recruiting for its 4th round of project collaborations connecting extraordinary nonprofit organizations with talented… read more >

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October 09, 2020

MasterPlans/MasterMinds, THURS OCT 11, 6-8PM

desigNYC presents two of New York’s most fast-changing urban landscapes, downtown Brooklyn and Far Rockaway in a presentation by designers Tricia Martin and Matthias Altwhicker and Colin Brice. read more >

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September 24, 2020

desigNYC Annual Exhibition Party Wed. Oct. 3, 2012

desigNYC Announces Recharging Communities, an Exhibition of 15 Extraordinary Collaborations between nonprofits and designers improving lives of New Yorkers. Opening Wednesday October 3, 2020 at GD Cucine, and on view through October 15, 2012. read more >

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May 09, 2020

desigNYC at WantedDesign Fair/Press Release

desigNYC event at Wanted, press info read more >

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January 19, 2021

desigNYC announces its 2012 Judges & Advisors

Communications Design Judges & Advisors
Marcos Chavez is a founding partner of TODA and has led the New York office since its establishment in 1999. As Creative Director of Visual Communication, Marcos has worked with a variety of projects and… read more >

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January 19, 2021

desigNYC Announces 2012 “Recharging Communities” Projects

desigNYC 2012 teams announced at annual Kickoff Meeting, January 19, 2021 read more >

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November 16, 2020

desigNYC at Cornell

On November 8, Executive Director Laetitia Wolff spoke to students and faculty at Cornell University’s AAP NY campus about desigNYC’s mission.
On Oct. 29, desigNYC’s executive director Laetitia Wolff was invited by Cornell University’s Interdisciplinary Sustainability Student Summit (ISSS),… read more >

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November 16, 2020

desigNYC at World Usability Day panel

Michelle Mullineaux, co-founder of desigNYC is speaking with desigNYC advisory member and WorldStudio founder Mark Randall at the World Usability Day panel.

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October 23, 2020

desigNYC on Architecture for Humanity’s Annual Conference, Oct. 22, 2011

desigNYC teams presented at Architecture for Humanity’s annual conference, Design Open Mic, Saturday October 22, 2011, 12-6pm at the Center for Architecture. Vamos Architects at 12:10PM, Gareth Mahon of RKLA at 1:00PM, Laurie Schoeman of NY Sunworks at 3:20PM… read more >

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October 23, 2020

desigNYC annual exhibit at GD Cucine

desigNYC’s annual exhibit opened to the public on September 14 and is on view until Saturday October 15, 2011. Hosted by GD Cucine, 227 West 17th Street, between 7th & 8th Avenue. The GD Cucine showroom is open to the public Monday-Friday from 10 am… read more >

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October 23, 2020

DesigNYC guided tours

Scheduled on October 5, 12, 13, 14, 2011.  Informal, information-packed and led by executive director Laetitia Wolff, they used the projects on view to educate prospective candidates (designers, architects, and nonprofit directors) about desigNYC’s background, vision and offering. With the… read more >

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June 18, 2020

DesigNYC Exhibit Opens at Pratt Manhattan Gallery

DesigNYC Exhibit Opens at Pratt Manhattan Gallery
By Annie Block. Interior Design
June 18, 2020

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